Due to funding and allocating to other projects and programs, Jai Lao will not be offering scholarship grants for the 2016-2017 year.
The second National Jai Lao Scholarship Program 2012-13 awarded $15,000 to twelve qualifying students (two $2,000 grants; two $1,500 grants; and eight $1,000 grants).
$2,000 Scholarship Recipients
- Monica Bourommavong is from Charlotte, North Carolina and is attending the University of North Carolina.
- Lucky Khambounheuang is from Baldwin, Georgia and is attending Emory University.
$1,500 Scholarship Recipients
- Savanna Huynh is from Escondido, CA and is attending UC Berkley.
- Khamphady Keovongsa is from Merced, CA and is attending Brigham Young University.
$1,000 Scholarship Recipients
- Phounsouk Sivilay is from Seattle, WA and is attending Stanford University.
- Thomas Lasdavanh is from Huntsville, AR and is attending the University of Central Arkansas.
- Allen Mien is from Morrow, GA and is attending Georgia Perimeter College.
- Medkham Chanthavon is from Oakland, CA and is attending Cañada College.
- Donna Southa is from Burnsville, MN and is attending the University of Minnesota.
- Zachary Sundara is from Portland, OR and is attending Oregon State University.-Suenalie Sythat is from Murfreesboro, TN and is attending Middle Tennessee State University.
- Suenalie Sythat is from Murfreesboro, TN and is attending Middle Tennessee State University.
- Ricky Thonglyvong is from Worthington, MN and is attending the University of Minnesota.
The Jai Lao National Jai Lao Scholarship Program 2011-12 awarded $10,000 to eight deserving students (two $2,000 grants and six $1,000 grants) of Lao refugee descent.
$2,000 Grant Recipients
$1,000 Grant Recipients
Here are videos from two of the Jai Lao National Scholarship winners:
Alyssa Phimmasone – Portland, OR
Saengthong Douangdara – WI